Harry Belafonte speaking at the Gathering in Oakland, Ca. Harry Belafonte is an American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor. One of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars, as he popularized the Trinbagonian Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the first million-selling LP by a single artist. Belafonte is known for his recording … Continued

We speak with author MAJORA CARTER (an urban revitalization expert, real estate developer, MacArthur Fellow and Peabody Award winning broadcaster) about her new book, RECLAIMING YOUR COMMUNITY: YOU DONT HAVE TO MOVE OUT OF YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD TO LIVE IN A BETTER ONE. Carter offers up a powerful rethinking of poverty, economic development, and the meaning … Continued

We speak with authors Raj Patel and Dr. Rupa Marya about the book, Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice. The Covid pandemic and the shocking racial disparities in its impact. The surge in inflammatory illnesses such as gastrointestinal disorders and asthma. Mass uprisings around the world in response to systemic racism and violence. … Continued

We speaks with key activists and organizers about law enforcement agencies using deception and disinformation tactics against individuals who campaign to bring about political or social change in the United States.   Guests:  Melina Abdullah Ph.D is Professor and former Chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. She earned her Ph.D. and … Continued

We conclude our series of discussions with organizer Kali Akuno about gearing up for the onslaught of authoritarianism and fascism. Guest: Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus … Continued